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Catcher Al Avila showing power in Tigers'system:
Phillies Notebook: Interleague play should help new Phillie Ibanez facing unfamiliar pitching: IN MARCH 1987, Milt Thompson played 150 games in centerfield for the Phillies, who had signed Lance Parrish to a free-agent contract that offseason. During 10 seasons in the American League, Parrish established himself as a reliable offensive threat, hitting .263 with 202 home runs for the Detroit Tigers.
Pitch and kvetch was 1987's lament: 1987: The Phillies felt as if they had the final piece of their puzzle when, after a long negotiating process that almost resulted in a grievance hearing, they signed catcher Lance Parrish. Parrish had a sub-par season, batting .245 with 17 home runs and
Ex-Tiger Parrish fired as Loons manager: The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they would not retain former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish as their manager for the 2008 season.
Fields hitting stride with Indians now: Bruce Fields was one of the casualties. Along with coaches and other ex-Tigers such as Kirk Gibson, Lance Parrish, Juan Samuel, and Mick Kelleher, Fields was gone as quickly as manager Alan Trammell was fired at the end of the 2005 season.
No crying Wolf: Once upon a time, the Phillies took quiet pride in the way they managed free agency. They signed the guys they wanted to sign: Pete Rose, Lance Parrish, Gregg Jefferies. They kept the guys they wanted to keep: Curt Schilling, the first time, Darren Daulton, Lenny Dykstra.
Lance Parrish in the Blog PenOur Readers' Submissions Vault: November 18, 2008 - Another Great Team From Our Reader's Submission Vault: The 1984 Detroit Tigers:
Jim Gerard: July 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 31: Enter Letty:
Gene Carney: June 11, 2008 - Baseball History as Seen From the Shadows of Cooperstown: Part Nine - 1981 to 1990:
: April 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 20: Viva La Revolucion!:
Jim Gerard: March 17, 2008 - DFA, chapter 18 -The Creative Process:
: March 12, 2008 - My Transaction History, part 2:
John Shiffert: June 27, 2007 - The Winless Pitcher Syndrome:
Peter Doyle: June 26, 2007 - Roger Clemens, The Best Righty?:
Richard Lally: June 18, 2007 - Richard Lally Spends Five Minutes With...Eddie Joost:
Peter Doyle: May 30, 2007 - Those Who Ignore History...:
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: May 7, 2007 - : THE NATURAL, AFTER ALL THESE YEARS